Medical Student Research Fellowship for Summer 2008
Mentor: Dr. Catherine Ikemba
Department: Pediatrics, Cardiology
Room number: CMC 3343
Mail Code: 9063
Phone number: (214) 456-2333
Project title: Impact of a prenatal diagnosis of CHD on parental attachment and anxiety
Human subjects IRB approved project number (where applicable): IRB 032006-076
Animal subjects IRB approved project number (where applicable):
Project Type: patient-based research
Brief Description of Project:
This summer we will be following up with parents previously enrolled in this study to see if there are midterm differences in parental attachment and anxiety among parents with a prenatal diagnosis of CHD compared to those without a prenatal diagnosis.
Previous Research Activities or Publications with Medical Students:
Poster presentation January 22, 2008:
Blanco, V et al. Impact of a prenatal diagnosis of congenital heart disease on parental attachment and anxiety.